Latest New York State Education Department Stories

2014-05-29 23:14:43

Athletic Trainers (ATs) from across New York State descended upon the Capital building in Albany for the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (NYSATA) annual lobby day on Wednesday, May 21st. For those who have attended before the purpose and strategy were the same; but with two bills firmly placed in the legislature to update ATs’ Practice Act, this years meetings took on more significant meaning. Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 It’s been over a year since bills A6678...

2014-05-01 23:15:28

The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) again participated in the annual NYS Athletic Administrators Association conference in March, with representatives hosting an exhibit booth on sports safety awareness and a NYSATA member presenting an informational session on role and expectations of a certified athletic trainer (AT) in the school setting. These efforts ironically came during National Athletic Training Month (NATM), which is held each March to promote ATs and...

2013-09-12 23:04:04

State Approval Allows Schools to Use Online Student Assessment to Evaluate Performance Lakewood, NJ (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The LevelSet® assessment from Achieve3000 is now listed by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) as an approved measure of student growth, clearing the way for New York City (NYC) schools to use the assessment as part of its teacher and principal evaluation process. Achieve3000's literacy solutions are already in use in one out of five NYC...

2013-09-11 23:20:37

NYLearns, a Featured PLS 3rd Learning Portal, Announces Update That Allows NYS Teachers to Build Custom Assessments Consistent with Common Core Tests Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 NYLearns, an advanced curriculum management system used by school districts across New York State, has added all 184 of the released New York State Common Core Assessment questions, including answer keys and scoring guides. Recently released by the New York State Department of Education, this addition...

2013-02-01 23:00:35

CapProSoft ® http://www.capprosoft.com launches Version 2 of its patented capital projects financial management software product “Capital Projects Planning & Reporting Tool”, better known as “CPPRT®”, for New York State K-12 public school districts. The software suite affords districts the ability to execute their capital projects operations management smarter and faster, from inception to completion. Hawthorne, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The new...

2012-09-08 23:04:37

eScholar Harnesses Input from Teachers and Administrators to Propel Use of eScholar myTrack at the Classroom Level White Plains, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 eScholar, a leader in driving the application of research and data to personalize education, today announced the immediate availability of eScholar myTrack version 3.3. eScholar myTrack´s enhanced version can be used throughout a teacher´s daily routine, capitalizing on collected and published data and allowing more...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'